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Foong Chen Hong




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PostPosted: Wed 07 Aug, 2013 11:43 pm    Post subject: Halberd in 13 century?         Reply with quote

Was the Halberd being used at all?

If it did, how did they look like?

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Mart Shearer




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PostPosted: Thu 08 Aug, 2013 6:51 am    Post subject:         Reply with quote

I don't think you'll find any halberds in the 13th century. The closest thing is probably the sparth two-handed ax similar to the later bardiche.
http://manuscriptminiatures.com/4686/11756/
http://manuscriptminiatures.com/4917/14622/
http://manuscriptminiatures.com/4872/13264/
http://manuscriptminiatures.com/3982/10963/
http://manuscriptminiatures.com/4609/12416/

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Ron Reimer




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PostPosted: Thu 08 Aug, 2013 6:17 pm    Post subject:         Reply with quote

Hi Matthew Paris drew something akin to a halberd, in the hands of mongols.


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Foong Chen Hong




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PostPosted: Thu 08 Aug, 2013 6:38 pm    Post subject:         Reply with quote

Ah, thanks for the info

Now I know what to get.

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